Best Ever Meat Sauce is a homemade pasta sauce that is ready in just 30 minutes and bursting with flavor. This easy meat sauce recipe is quick enough for a weeknight dinner and impressive enough for entertaining.
Easy Meat Sauce Recipe
A quick meat sauce packed with flavor that takes only 30 minutes to make? Yes! No more store bought pasta sauce laden with sugars and preservatives necessary!
Best Ever Meat Sauce is not only quick and easy to make, it’s bursting with flavor too! Serve with pasta, zucchini noodles or even top pizza dough for a hearty dinner.
This easy meat sauce makes four heaping cups of a hearty sauce so you can serve some tonight and have more for another day. Perfect for a weeknight dinner and impressive enough for your Sunday Supper! Italian just got easier!
I must admit, that being from an Italian family, I had never tasted jarred pasta sauce until I was in college. Yes, college! My mom and grandma always made, not just homemade pasta sauce, but homemade pasta too!
So you can imagine my reaction when it was my college roommate's turn to make us all dinner and she just boiled pasta and heated up jarred sauce? I was in shock, to say the least! But, hey, she tried and I happily ate it. It was a culinary adventure!
But I am back to my roots with making homemade pasta sauces. And many times the pasta isn't homemade but when it is everyone gets excited! And my grandchildren always want to help make the pasta with me. Now that what I call making delicious memories together, right?
This Best Ever Meat Sauce recipe received a 5 Star rating from my sweet granddaughter Zoey! She was very intent on eating every bit of sauce on her plate......and very happy she did! Just look at that smile on her beautiful little face! 5 Stars everyone! She loved it!
You can let this sauce simmer on low on your stove top for longer than the recipe calls for, if you have the time. The flavors will just get better and better! But if you’re looking for a quick and easy meat sauce today, that will taste amazing, then you’re in the right place!
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Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- ground beef
- dried basil
- dried oregano
- kosher salt
- red wine
- canned crushed tomatoes
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Best Ever Meat Sauce
- Heat saucepot over medium-high heat and cook ground beef, garlic, basil, oregano and kosher salt until browned, stirring occasionally.
- Add red wine and cook 1 minute.
- Stir in crushed tomatoes, water and sugar.
- Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, until sauce has thickened, about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Serve over pasta, zucchini noodles and/or on pizza dough.